The spine of the Appalachian Mountains will afford a safe place for those who have lived there for decades and learned to scrape a living from the steep mountain sides. Little industrialization has occurred, with farms and towns separated by winding roads and rocky hillsides, so wildlife and country ways have been left relatively undisturbed. The danger that living in these isolated areas will present will not be from nature, but from man, who will rush to the hills, the highest hills, when they finally conclude that tidal waves striking the coasts are not as unlikely as they had hoped. Wandering on foot, hungry and demanding attention, these city folks will be a burden on the shy and self sufficient country folks who live in the hills of Appalachia. Thus such cities as Knoxville, Tennessee may find themselves with urban dilemmas they had never considered.